1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-4317 and ask for Melissa Cronin. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Melissa Cronin, LSW
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: vgp.williamscounty@gmail.com
NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
MAY 22 & 29
6-8:30 p.m.
BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Contact Melissa Cronin for more information or to sign up for the training.

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

JULY
Fri
July 4
All Centers CLOSED for Independence Day
Tue
July 8
Bryan's Evening Meal
4:30 - 5:30
Menu-Pork Chop, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Corn,
Dinner Roll, Red White & Blue Jell-o-Cake
Door Prizes, 50/50 Drawing & Bingo following meal
Thurs
July 10
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
July 31
All American Sock Hop
The Bryan Senior Center
6:30 - 8:30
AUGUST
Tue
Aug 12
Pioneer's Evening Meal
4:30 - 5:30
Menu-Veggie Lasagna, Green Beans w/Bacon & Onions,
Tossed Salad, Garlic Bread, Jell-o-Cake
Thurs
Aug 14
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
June 26
West Unity Evening Meal
Serving 4:30 - 5:30
Menu - Lasagna, Tossed Salad, Fruid Salad, Juice, Garlic Bread
Bingo following meal
SEPTEMBER REMINDERS
Mon
Sept 1
All Centers CLOSED for Labor Day
Thurs
Sept 4
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
Sept 11
Senior Day at Fair
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

   
Thurs
July 3
4th of July party
Thurs
July 17
Shipshewana - $15.00 fee
Wed
July 23
Supper & Bryan Band Concert
Thurs
July 31
Evening Sock Hop
6:30 - 9:30
AUGUST  
Fri
Aug 8
Shopping - Defiance Mall - fee
1:30
Mon
Aug 11
Euchre Tournament
3:30
Wed
Aug 20
Lemonade's Birthday
Thurs
Aug 21
Appreciation Dinner for City Workers
Wed
Aug 27
Supper at Eaton House in Butler - Fee
   

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Euchre Days are Mondays & Tuesdays - 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JULY  
Wed
July 16
Movie in Auburn - Fee
Thurs
July 17
Fishing
Tue
July 22
Senior Night Out - Fee
Wed
July 23
Dr. Haggerty - Injury Prevention
Tue
July 29
Toe Nail Clinic
AUGUST  
Wed
Aug 6
Root Beer Floats
Wed
Aug 20
Make your own Sundae
Thurs
Aug 21
Shipshewana - Fee
Mon
Aug 25
Senior Night Out - Fee
   

EDON SENIOR CENTER

JULY  
Tue
July 2
I Love America Jingo
Mon
July 7
Dress in Rainbow Colors
Tue
July 15
Dinner Night Out - Fee
Mon
July 21
Baseball Hat Day
Wed
July 23
Red & Green Day
Wed
July 30
Bring a Friend Day
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 4
Have Lunch with Donna Sprow
Mon
Aug 11
Dinner Night Out - Fee
Tue
Aug 19
Wear Blue & Gray Day
   

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

JULY  
  Cardio Dance Monday - Thursday 4:30
Thurs
July 3
Wear Red, White & Blue
Mon
July 7
Farmers Market - Fee
12:30
Thurs
July 10
Medicare by Humana
Mon
July 14
Bingo at Hillside
1:30
Tue
July 15
Opdycke Gang
5:00
Mon
July 21
Movie Day "Adventures of Ma & Pa Kettle"
1:30
Thurs
July 24
Shopping & Dinner in Auburn, IN - Fee
1:30
Mon
July 28
Open Meeting with Donna
12:30
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 5
Dinner at Essen House - Fee
4:00
Fri
Aug 15
Dress like a Flower Child Hippy Day
45th Anniversary of Woodstock
Tue
Aug 19
Opdycke Gang
5:00
Thurs
Aug 21
Shopping & Dinner in Angola, IN - Fee
   

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

JULY
Wed
July 2
Director's Chat
Thurs
July 3
4th of July Bingo
10:30
Mon
July 7
Homemade Ice Cream
10:30
Mon
July 29
Family Feud
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 4
Dinner Night Out
Das Essen Haus - Fee
Wed
Aug 6
Director's Chat
10:30
Tue
Aug 19
Shipshewana - Fee
Leave at 8:00
   

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

JULY   
Tue
July 1
Make Chocolate Candy
Thurs
July 3
4th of July Party Snacks & Games
Mon
July 14
Williams County Emergency Management
Weather Preparedness
Wed
July 16
Dinner night out & Bryan City Band - Fee
Wed
July 23
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Share stories & photos from the past
Wed & Thurs
July 30 & 31
Garage Sale & Quilt Raffle
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 5
Scrabble Competition
12:30
Wed
Aug 13
Movie & Snacks
10:30
Tue
Aug 19
Bring in school pictures from the past
Wed
Aug 20
1:15 Leave for Bingo at Hillside
Thurs
Aug 28
Make & Enjoy chocolate malts
12:30
   

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days are Monday & Tuesday
July 7 & 8, 28 & 29   August 4 & 5, 25 & 26
  Exercise Class starts at 10:30 on the following dates:
July 1, 15, 22   August 12 & 19
 JULY  
Thurs
July 3
Blood Pressure Checks
10:30
Mon
July 7
AmeriCare Tele-Health
10:30
Mon
July 14
"Seven" Word Game
Tues
July 22
Senior night out at Four Seasons - Fee
Thurs
July 24
Cousins Day
Invite your Cousin to Lunch
AUGUST  
Fri
Aug 1
OUR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED
WE WILL BE VISITING MONTPELIER FOR LUNCH
Thurs
Aug 7
Blood Pressure Checks
10:30
Fri
Aug 8
Local Author Ann Charles
Mon
Aug 11
Daughter's Day
Invite your Daughter to Lunch
Fri
Aug 15
Best Friends Day
Bring your Best Friend to Lunch so they can see the fun we have
Mon
Aug 18
"Eight" Word Game
Wed
Aug 20
Hearing Aid Cleaning
10:30
Mon
Aug 25
Visit Homestead Ice Cream after lunch - Fee
Thurs
Aug 28
Commissioners here for Lunch
Fri
August 29
OUR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED
WE WILL BE VISITING MONTPELIER FOR LUNCH
   

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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